2018 Chevrolet Trax – entry-level crossover

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2018 Chevrolet Trax - Image Source: Car and Driver

At a first glance, 2018 Chevrolet Trax is higher and bigger compact crossover, one of many we saw on market nowadays. Being bigger it provides more space for passengers and cargo, but on the other hands, it has many surprises and disappointing. If you like this manufacturer particularly, you will notice many similarities with Chevrolet Sonic, or it is better to say, you may notice that Trax is enlarged version of Sonic. With its measures, Trax is among the biggest trucks on crossovers market, the highest of every other car in the class, except Jeep Renegade and longer than any other model. However, it is only a little narrower than those cars, too.

Exterior

2018 Chevrolet Trax – Image Source: Car and Driver

With all these measures and numbers it is not hard to attract attention and 2018 Chevrolet Trax will surely be attractive. With the rounded robust front end, fulfilled with rhomboidal gridded grille and two massive air intakes below them it looks muscular and aggressive. Two LED front lights are well incorporated in hood line, making the look of the front end modern and catchy. The curve of the roof is lifted in the middle, and then drops and ends at the flat truck door, decorated with large rear lights. The look of crossover is supported by aluminum protections on the bottom and plastic skid plates on the side of the car. Otherwise, we could mix up this model with any other large car on the market.

Interior

2018 Chevrolet Trax interior – Image Source: Car and Driver

An interesting curved dashboard could be enough to support the vision of modernity and uniqueness in 2018 Chevrolet Trax, but manufacturer put more than that. Besides usual additions and equipment, aluminum lines and decorations on steering wheel and dashboard, there is 7.0-inches touchscreen with all needed commands and buttons. The list of equipment is expanded with Apple Car Play and Android Auto, forward collision warning, push-button start and lane departure alert. The materials in the cabin are among the highest in quality, including leather and quality fabric.

Engine

Even though engine looks slow and weak, 1.4-liter petrol engine with 138 horsepower and 148 pound-feet of torque shown decent numbers on test driving. 2018 Chevrolet Trax increases the speed of 60 mph for 9.3 seconds, slightly faster than the last model. The other numbers measured on those tests, like fuel economy (around 30mpg according to Car and Driver site) promise great selling season and high interests for this model among the buyers.

2018 Chevrolet Trax – Image Source: Car and Driver

2018 Chevrolet Trax Price

With a base price of $21,000 2018 Chevrolet Trax is among the cheapest models on the market, but count on many additions and devices which you can add which will raise the final price.

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